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‘Polish rally ace Sobieslaw Zasada gave it all he had on the Numeralla to Hindmarsh Station stage, and the Porsche responded with the characteristic wail of its air cooled flat six engine. He improved from 9th to 5th place on this stage and ultimately took 4th place in the Marathon.’ The London-Sydney Marathon was run […]

Edsel Falconer during the first race outing of a Ford Falcon in Australia- Middle Ridge, Toowoomba, Queensland, during the annual ‘Carnival of Flowers’ weekend, 17 September 1960… This road circuit through the suburbs of Toowoomba was used in 1958, 1960 and 1961 once a year during a local carnival weekend through the beautiful rolling countryside […]

Harry Firth, MG TC Spl, Templestowe Hillclimb, outer Melbourne in 1959… Long before his well known period as head of the Holden Dealer Team in the late sixties/early seventies Firth was a formidable car builder/preparer/driver in sports cars and sedans on tarmac and dirt. He won the Armstong 500 three times- twice at Phillip Island […]

Jackie Stewart eases his BRM P261 chassis ‘2614’ into the Sandown Paddock after practice… It wasn’t going to be a great day¬†at the office for the plucky Scot. He started well, passing Jack Brabham on lap 9 for the lead but the crown wheel and pinion gave up the ghost on lap 11 of the […]

Andrew Cowan’s works Hillman Hunter blasts through the never-ending and oh-so-demanding Australian scrub during the last, long, tough leg of the London-Sydney Marathon in December 1968… I posted an article written by Bruce Thomas a while back featuring some of his photos, but I thought these too good to ignore, click on this link to […]